—The purpose of the study is to empirically test the
significance of relationship in managing post acquisition
cultural changes. The main purpose of the study is not only to
explore the effective management of cultural differences but
also to see how to manage the post acquisition integration
phase from threshold to a successful organization. The target
population was employees of a bank, Pakistan. The study was
conducted by using five factors, including; Culture,
Approach/Strategy, People and Organization. Data were
collected through a questionnaire of five points Likert Scale
which was designed after conducting unstructured interviews
of respondents. The questionnaire was divided into five
segments and the respondents included managerial and nonmanagerial
employees of Union Bank Limited Now Standard
Chartered Bank Pakistan Limited working in the geographical
boundaries of Lahore. It was selected through non-probability
convenience sampling method. Sample size was 100 and
retrieval rate was 67%. The findings show the moderate
relationship among the research variables.
—post merger, organizational culture,
acquisition, management strategy, managerial intervention.
Majed Rashid , Professor of management, AIOU Islamabad
Muhammad Zia-ur-Rehman, PhD Scholar, NUML Islamabad
Pakistan (email: email@example.com).
Cite:Rizwan Ahmad, Majed Rashid, Muhammad Zia-ur-Rehman, and NUML Islamabad, "Managing Post-Acquisition Cultural Change: A case Study of Union Bank Limited (Now Standard Chartered Bank Pakistan Limited)," International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance vol.2, no.3, pp. 247-250, 2011.